Justice of the Peace Court

Definition of "Justice of the Peace Court"
  1. A court in a local area that typically handles minor legal disputes, small claim issues, and certain preliminaries in felony cases. This court is led by a justice of the peace and often uses quick and straightforward procedures
How to use "Justice of the Peace Court" in a sentence
  1. The local resident decided to bring her small claims case to the Justice of the Peace Court for a quick resolution.
  2. The dispute between the two neighbors over the boundary was settled in the Justice of the Peace Court.
  3. In a Justice of the Peace Court, the process was streamlined, making it possible for the complaint about noisy neighbors to be resolved quickly.

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